Hi @mia123 , I understand where you're coming from, I'm currently in the same situation as you with my 15 yo daughter. My eldest daughter had the same problem at 16 too. I think this could be school related anxiety. Your daughter may put a lot of pressure on herself to achieve well academically which is causing her to go into emotional overload and is suffering from very high anxiety while at school. I suggest that your family takes this slow, as trying to force her back into school may take a toll on your relationship and cause her to breakdown. I think what she needs is time and space. Ask her what you can do for her and try support but from a distance. I know this is incredibly hard as it goes against all your motherly instincts but it will save your family from an immense amount of stress and hardship. Try get her to complete her studies from home while you find someone she can receive counselling from then slowly integrate her back into school once she is ready. Please feel free to message me as I too am figuring this out. Just try stay positive and know that everything is going to work out. You're doing great!
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